Rosanna Maccagnano (BA (Open); Management Studies (PGCert))

UK Research Funding Manager

Background

Professional services manager with strong experience within the UK Higher Education and intergovernmental organization sectors.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and people management skills, with proven abilities in driving projects independently and optimising organizational processes to deliver against key strategic objectives; excellent experience of managing cultural, system and process changes, engaging stakeholders at all levels effectively.

Responsibilities & affiliations

Engaging with major UK research funders covering the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Science & Engineering, and working in partnership with the College Deans of Research and Schools/Institutes/Centres to develop strategies to enhance the UK funding portfolio of Edinburgh University.

Responsible for managing the UK Research Funding Team across Edinburgh University, ensuring that all aspects of their operational, research development and strategic activities deliver the highest quality of customer support to academics, helping them with developing their ideas , identifying funders, and crafting their applications to deliver high quality research proposals across a full range of UK research funders.